BREAKING: This morning, Lexington protestors disrupted eviction court! Several protesters joined Judge Bell's online court today and interrupted proceedings throughout the hour and a half meeting.
Since evictions for non-payment resumed August 24, there have been over 1,000 eviction hearings in Lexington. While some tenants had their cases delayed until January by the CDC's moratorium, the majority of tenants were not at court--which means they likely received default eviction judgments against them.
Eviction court in Fayette County is going virtual. Mass evictions have been ongoing for months. They will only get worse.